H.Res. 736 (112th): Expressing opposition to the use of carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen, nitrous oxide, argon, or other gases to euthanize shelter animals and support for State laws that require the use of the more humane euthanasia by injection method.


Jul 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” Moran Jr.

Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district



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7/19/2012--Introduced.Expresses: (1) disapproval of the use of gas chambers to euthanize shelter animals, and (2) support for the enactment of state laws requiring the use of euthanasia by injection with ... Read more >

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Jul 19, 2012

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 736”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


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Related Bills
H.Res. 208 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: May 8, 2013

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